Girl Scout Brain Day

1 2 In celebration of Brain Awareness Week, on May 5, 2018,  a group of Girl Scouts visited the lab to participate in WiSE Brain Day: Backyard Brains.  The day started with an introduction to neuroscience and the basics of the nervous system, with an emphasis on the neuromuscular junction. The girls were then...

Coding Camp for Girls

WiSE outreach hosted a two-day introductory coding camp for girls April 28-29, 2018.  This event was designed for girls in grades 8-12 interested in learning the basics of computer programming.  Thirty girls from the Long Island attended, eager to learn from our instructors, three brilliant graduate students: Shaina Lu, Lizzie Hutton, and Elsie Gibson, who...

Finance and Investing Workshop

It's so important that women receive the education they need to comfortably handle their finances - too often it's seen as a "man's job."  At our Finance and Investing Workshop on December 11, 2017, we learned from financial experts Avani Ramnani, CFP® CDFA® and Natalie Colley, CFP® about topics including investing, saving, budgeting, paying off student loans, and...

2017WiSE Mentorship Awards

The inaugural WiSE Mentorship Awards were announced at this year's Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory In-house symposium, November 20, 2017 - Congratulation to the big winners were Dr. Linda Van Aelst and Dr. Sarah Diermier! They will be profiled in upcoming WiSE Wednesday pieces.   We also would like to congratulate our honorable mentions, who...

Speaker’s List Update

“Representation Matters” – this message was the driving force behind CSHL’s Women in Biology Speakers’ List, an updated beta version of which was unveiled at a presentation Thursday September 21. A collaboration between CSHL WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) and Meetings and Courses, the Speakers’ List will be a freely accessible and easily...

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